Experience the Rich Musical Heritage of the Erie Canal at Tall Ships Buffalo
Join us at the Tall Ships Buffalo festival for a magical journey into the history and music of the Erie Canal. This unique event brings together the beauty of the tall ships and the enchanting melodies that once filled the canal-side towns along its route.
A Celebration of Music and History
At Tall Ships Buffalo, we believe that music has the power to bring history to life. That's why we have partnered with renowned musician Dave Ruch to create an unforgettable experience that combines live performances, storytelling, and interactive workshops.
Live Performances by Dave Ruch
Accompanied by his guitar, banjo, and engaging storytelling, Dave Ruch will take you on a musical journey through the songs and stories of the Erie Canal. His performances capture the spirit of the era, transporting you back in time to an era of bustling trade, hardworking canal diggers, and the vibrant communities that emerged along the waterway.
Interactive Workshops for All Ages
Immerse yourself in the history of the Erie Canal through our interactive workshops. Learn how to play traditional instruments, sing canal-era songs, and even try your hand at folk dancing. The workshops are designed for all ages and skill levels, ensuring that everyone can participate and learn from the rich cultural heritage of the canal.
Explore the Tall Ships Buffalo Festival
While the music of the Erie Canal takes center stage, Tall Ships Buffalo offers much more to explore. Our festival boasts a wide array of activities, including ship tours, artisan craft markets, food vendors, and educational exhibits. Whether you're a history enthusiast, a music lover, or simply looking for a fun day out with family and friends, Tall Ships Buffalo has something for everyone.
Plan Your Visit
Tall Ships Buffalo is conveniently located in the heart of Buffalo, New York. The festival grounds are easily accessible by car, with ample parking available nearby. Additionally, public transportation options are available, including bus and rail services.
Admission and Tickets
Admission to Tall Ships Buffalo includes access to all performances, workshops, and exhibits. Tickets can be purchased online in advance or at the festival entrance. We offer special discounts for seniors, students, and children.
- Check our website for the festival schedule and plan your visit accordingly to catch your favorite performances and workshops.
- Bring comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather as the festival takes place outdoors.
- Don't forget your camera! Tall Ships Buffalo provides plenty of opportunities for stunning photographs.
- Explore the local cuisine by indulging in the diverse food options available at the festival.
Join Us for a Memorable Experience
Discover the magic of the Erie Canal and immerse yourself in its rich musical heritage. Tall Ships Buffalo - Music of the Erie Canal with Dave Ruch offers a unique blend of history, music, and entertainment that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime. Don't miss this extraordinary event - book your tickets today!